LG’s latest mid-range smartphone quartet went official in mid-February, just before MWC 2015. The South Korean company has now announced the global rollout of its mid-rangers - Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy.
Out of the four, only Magna, Spirit, and Leon will be available in 3G or LTE variants. Metallic back covers are used to distinguish the LTE models.
The hero of the quartet is LG Magna with 5" 720p display, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, Android 5.0 Lollipop with LG UI, and 2,540 mAh battery. It packs 1.3GHz quad-core CPU and 21Mbps HSPA+ network connectivity. The LTE variant boasts a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU with Cat. 4 LTE.
LG Spirit bears similar set of hardware as Magna with minor differences like a 4.7" 720p display and a 2,100 mAh battery. Select markets will get Spirit with 5MP rear camera and 1MP front camera.
The Leon packs same SoC options and network chips for 3G or LTE models. It offers 4.5" FWVGA display and a VGA front camera. A 3G variant will feature 1GB or 768MB RAM, 8GB or 4GB storage and 8MP or 5MP rear camera options. The LTE variant features 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, and 5MP rear camera. A 1,900 mAh battery powers these versions.
The entry-level Joy will ship with Android 4.4 KitKat, 4" WVGA display , and 11.9 mm thickness. A dual-core CPU is packed in this device along with 512MB RAM, and 4GB storage. At rear it packs 5MP fixed focus camera and VGA camera in the front. It has the same 1,900 mAh battery as the LG Leon.